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Rafael Orono boxer

Rafael Orono image
Status inactive
Division super flyweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1979-02-18
Born 1958-08-30
Nationality Venezuela
Residence Caracas, Venezuela
bouts
41
won
32
lost
7
draw
2
bouts
41
won
32
lost
7
draw
2
Status inactive
Division super flyweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1979-02-18
Born 1958-08-30
Nationality Venezuela
Residence Caracas, Venezuela

Born in Patono, Sucre, Orono began as an amateur and compiled a record of 49 wins and 8 losses.Orono turned professional in 1979. He captured the vacant WBC super flyweight title in his 11th professional fight, winning a decision over Seung-Hoon Lee the following year. He successfully defended his title three times, before losing it to Chul-Ho Kim in 1981 by KO. He recaptured the title in a 1982 a rematch with a TKO over Kim. Orono defended his belt three more times before losing it to Payao Poontarat by decision in 1983. In 1985 he took on WBA super flyweight title holder Khaosai Galaxy, but lost by a TKO. Orono retired from boxing in 1988.

Born in Patono, Sucre, Orono began as an amateur and compiled a record of 49 wins and 8 losses.Orono turned professional in 1979. He captured the vacant WBC super flyweight title in his 11th professional fight, winning a decision over Seung-Hoon Lee the following year. He successfully defended his title three times, before losing it to Chul-Ho Kim in 1981 by KO. He recaptured the title in a 1982 a rematch with a TKO over Kim. Orono defended his belt three more times before losing it to Payao Poontarat by decision in 1983. In 1985 he took on WBA super flyweight title holder Khaosai Galaxy, but lost by a TKO. Orono retired from boxing in 1988.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Aug. 13, 1988 Daniel Blanco WLLWWW Plaza de Toros de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena LOSS
Technical knockout
July 11, 1986 Sugar Baby Rojas WWWDWW Tamiami Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 21, 1985 Eudo Bermudez LLLD Caracas LOSS
KO
Oct. 5, 1985 Edgar Monserrat WWWWWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 21, 1985 Khaosai Galaxy WWWWWW Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok World Boxing Association World Super Flyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 24, 1985 Hector Martinez LDLL Santo Domingo World Boxing Association World Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 10, 1984 Valerio Zea LLLL Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad World Boxing Association World Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 6, 1984 Eudo Bermudez LLL Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad World Boxing Association World Super Flyweight

DRAW
Points
April 2, 1984 Luis Navarro LLWLLL Caracas World Boxing Association World Super Flyweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 27, 1983 Payao Poontarat LWWWWW Grand Palace Hotel, Pattaya World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 29, 1983 Orlando Maldonado WWWWWW Coliseo Naciones Unidas, Caracas World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 9, 1983 Raul Valdez WWLWDD Hilton Hotel, Caracas World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 31, 1983 Pedro Romero WLWLWW El Poliedro, Caracas World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 28, 1982 ChulHo Kim WWWWWD Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 1982 Victor Gonzalez El Tigre WIN
KO
June 21, 1982 Francisco Quiroz LLLLLL Cumana WIN
Points
May 24, 1982 Leopoldo Frias WLWWLL Cumana WIN
KO
April 12, 1982 Dorismel Zuniga LLL Barquisimeto WIN
KO
Feb. 22, 1982 Seoul-Chon Hwang Valencia WIN
Points
Dec. 13, 1981 Rafael Julio LL Carupano WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1981 Oscar Bolivar WWLLWL Ciudad Bolivar WIN
Points
Oct. 19, 1981 Johnny Jackson LLLLLL Caracas WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 10, 1981 Franklin Martinez Caracas WIN
Technical knockout
June 29, 1981 Francisco Gonzalez LD El Poliedro, Caracas WIN
KO
May 9, 1981 Javier Brown WWLWWL Caracas WIN
Technical knockout
April 6, 1981 Sung Jun Kim LDLWWL Caracas WIN
Points
Jan. 24, 1981 ChulHo Kim LDWWWW Plaza Monumental, San Cristobal World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

LOSS
KO
Sept. 15, 1980 Jovito Rengifo WWWWWW Domo Bolivariano, Barquisimeto World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 28, 1980 Willie Jensen WWWWWW Nuevo Circo, Caracas World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

DRAW
Points
April 14, 1980 Ramon Balbino Soria WLWWLD Nuevo Circo, Caracas World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 2, 1980 Seung Hoon Lee LWWWWW Nuevo Circo, Caracas vacant World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 19, 1979 Jorge Vargas WWLL Caracas vacant World Boxing Council World Super Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 26, 1979 Luis A Burgos DDWLLL Caracas WIN
Points
Sept. 29, 1979 Jorge Cruz L Santa Bárbara WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 1979 Edgar Roman WWWWWW Nuevo Circo, Caracas Venezuelan Bantamweight

WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 11, 1979 Aureliano Castillo WDLWLL Caracas Venezuelan Bantamweight

WIN
Points
July 21, 1979 Enrique Pinto WLDWLL Caracas Venezuelan Bantamweight

WIN
KO
June 2, 1979 Henry Diaz LDLLLL Caracas Venezuelan Bantamweight

WIN
Points
May 6, 1979 Alfredo Mendoza Caracas Venezuelan Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 18, 1979 Hernan Palacios Caracas Venezuelan Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1979 Victor Idrogo Caracas WIN
Points